Holgate takes leadership of Paxton's Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi papers 7/1/19

David Holgate, president of PMG Community Newsgroup, LLC's Indiana-Michigan Group, has assumed responsibilities for the company's newspapers in Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi.


Paxton Media Group purchases Tennessee daily 6/3/19

Paxton Media Group has purchased the Lebanon Democrat, a daily newspaper in Lebanon, Tenn., along with weekly newspapers in Mt. Juliet and Hartsville, Tenn., according to Randy Cope of Cribb, Greene & Cope who represented Sandusky Newspapers Inc. in the sale.


The Grand Haven Tribune is sold to Paxton Media Group 6/3/19

Paxton Media Group has purchased The Grand Haven Tribune, a daily newspaper in Grand Haven, Mich., from Sandusky Newspapers Inc., according to Randy Cope of Cribb, Greene & Cope who represented Sandusky in the transaction.


Paxton Media Group acquires Log Cabin Democrat 6/3/19

Paxton Media Group has purchased the Log Cabin Democrat, a daily newspaper in Conway, Ark., along with three Arkansas weeklies in Clinton, Heber Springs and Newport, according to Randy Cope, managing director of Cribb, Greene & Cope, who represented GateHouse Media in the sale. Cribb, Greene & Cope is a leading merger and acquisition firm with offices in Virginia, Arkansas, Montana and California.


Rochester Sentinel changes hands: Paxton Media Group acquires daily 5/1/19

Rochester Sentinel owner and publisher Sarah O. Wilson has announced the sale of the Indiana paper to the Paxton Media Group. Cribb, Greene & Cope represented the Wilson family in the sale.

The sale was effective Wednesday, May 1. A price was not disclosed.


As Paxton Media's Mosesso retires, commitment to newspapers remains strong 3/25/19

David Mosesso has been a newspaper man for more than 35 years now and he plans to stay that way, even in his retirement.


Brandon Cox returning to Kentucky as publisher of the New Era 12/7/18

Brandon Cox is leaving his role as publisher of the Jackson County Sentinel for a post in his home state of Kentucky. Cox cited family reasons for the transition.


Paxton Media Group announces one retirement, four new management roles 11/19/18

Paxton Media Group has announced several promotions due to retirements and an acquisition in its North Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia Division. The announcement came from Jana Thomasson who will be assuming the president role of the North Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia Division of PMG in January 2019.

"I am excited to see members of our group advance into new positions," said Thomasson. "I also wish the ones retiring my very best. They'll truly be missed."

Marvin Enderle has announced his intention to retire as publisher of The Newspapers of West Georgia in Carrollton, Ga., at the end of the year. In this role, Enderle has overseen The Times-Georgian in Carrollton, The Douglas County Sentinel in Douglasville and The Griffin Daily News in Griffin.


News-Argus sold to Paxton Media Group 11/1/18

By Duke Conover, editor, Goldsboro News-Argus

Paxton Media Group has announced the purchase of the Goldsboro (N.C.) News-Argus from Wayne Printing Company.

Dirks, Van Essen, Murray & April, a media merger and acquisition firm based in Santa Fe, N.M., represented Wayne Printing Co. in the transaction. Terms were not disclosed.

Paxton Media, a family-owned company headquartered in Paducah, Ky., owns more than 35 daily newspapers, a television station and numerous weekly publications across Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee. Fourth- and fifth-generation family members manage Paxton Media.


Bill Evans is named as The Paducah Sun's next publisher 10/29/18

The Paxton Media Group has announced that WPSD-TV vice president and general manager Bill Evans has been named as the new publisher of The Paducah (Ky.) Sun.

Evans was named to succeed Jim Paxton, who retired after 32 years at the western Kentucky newspaper.

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